The Minnesota Wild will name Mike Yeo as their new head coach today, and since we know he's got a tough road ahead to whip the Wild into shape, we thought we'd see just how tough he's been in the past.
Answer: Plenty tough.
Check out some of Yeo's brawls from his playing days with the IHL's Houston Aeros.[jump] Mike Yeo vs. Kevin MacDonald of the Chicago Wolves, 1994:
It sure would be nice to see him hoist that thing in Minnesota. The Wild fired head coach Todd Richards in April after just two seasons ad a a 77-71-16 record.